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Creo Donates Trendsetter CTP System to RIT

Press release from the issuing company

BOSTON -- May 12, 2003 -- Creo is pleased to announce the donation of a Trendsetter VLF thermal computter-to-plate (CTP) system and the Prinergy workflow management system to Rochester Institute of Technology. Larry Letteney Quote... "Creo is honored to contribute once again to the outstanding facilities of the School of Print Media at RIT," says Larry Letteney, president, Creo Americas. "Today RIT students work with the same Creo hardware and software systems they will find in printing companies once they graduate to become the future leaders of the printing and publishing industries." Frank Romano Quote... "Creo has been a superb partner with education," said Frank Romano, Roger K. Fawcett Distinguished Professor of Digital Publishing, RIT. "If not for the generosity and support of Creo, we would be unable to create an advanced prepress and printing facility. RIT graduates are better able to meet the needs of our industry because of this support." The School of Print Media at RIT has earned an international reputation as a leading institution for graphic arts education. Trendsetter VLF Platesetters and Workflow... The Trendsetter VLF family of platesetters provides CTP solutions for very large-format web and sheetfed printing, as required by magazine, book, catalog and directory printers, as well as converters and packaging trade shops. The Trendsetter VLF is a reliable, easy-to-use platesetter with thermal imaging technology. This highly productive platesetter provides an affordable CTP solution for very large-format web and sheetfed printers. The Prinergy workflow management system is the most innovative and flexible workflow solution available to leverage the power of PDF. Based on state-of-the-art technologies and open industry-standards such as Adobe Extreme(tm) and PDF, Prinergy is the only end-to-end PDF workflow solution on the market, and delivers an elegant and complete workflow management tool that organizes page processing, proofing, CTF, and CTP. Creo supports many education and cultural facilities around the world with products and services as an investment in the growth of the graphic arts community.